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GBTA Convention 2018 Exhibitor Profiles


The GBTA Convention takes place 11 – 15 August, 2018 at the San Diego
Convention Center. Please note the following important information.

#GBTA2018 Exhibitor News and Press Kits:

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Business Wire is the official news wire for GBTA 2018. Listed below are
exhibitor profiles.

Company:       AIG Travel
Booth: 916
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: AIG
AIG Travel, Inc., a member of American International Group, Inc., is
a worldwide leader in travel insurance and global assistance. Travel
Guard® is the marketing name for its portfolio of travel insurance
solutions and travel-related services, including medical and
security services, marketed to both leisure and business travelers
around the globe. Services are provided through a network of wholly
owned service centers located in Asia, Europe and the Americas. For
additional information, please visit our websites at and
Company: Airlines Reporting Corporation
Booth: 3641
An industry leader in air travel distribution and intelligence, ARC
settled $88.5 billion in ticket transactions in 2017 between
airlines and travel agencies, representing more than 265 million
passenger trips. ARC also provides flexible distribution solutions,
innovative technology and access to the world's most comprehensive
air ticket transaction data, helping the global air travel community
connect, grow and thrive. For more information, please visit
Company: AppZen
Booth: 3400
AppZen is the first artificial intelligence solution for business
process automation. AppZen's platform uses AI to automate expense
report auditing and instantly detect compliance issues and fraud.
AppZen's patented AI combines computer vision, deep learning, and
natural language processing to automatically read and understand
expense reports, receipts, and travel documents and cross-check them
with hundreds of data sources in real time to determine the accuracy
and legitimacy of every expense. This enables companies to detect
fraud and compliance issues in seconds. The company was founded in
2012 and today works with more than 25 Fortune 1000 companies.
Company: Blacklane
Booth: 1251
Every day, Blacklane connects passengers in over 260 cities
worldwide with our vast network of reliable, top-quality chauffeurs.
Passengers and bookers can easily book rides from one hour before
pickup, to months in advance with our website or apps. Our
all-inclusive rates are guaranteed at the moment of booking and
cover all taxes, fees, tolls, and gratuities. Every ride is backed
up by our 24/7/365 Corporate Care team with real-time service
control for tens of thousands of top-of-the-line vehicles. Plus,
every single Blacklane ride is carbon neutral thanks to our carbon
offset program.


BRIDGE / Citadines Connect Fifth Avenue



Citadines Connect Fifth Avenue, formerly known as Hotel Central
Fifth Avenue, a 125-room boutique hotel located at 15 West 45th
Street in NYC, is set to launch in September 2018. Following an
extensive renovation, Citadines Connect Fifth Avenue, will offer
newly refurbished room accommodations, an interactive lobby and
embrace its location by "connecting" guests to their surroundings.


Located in the heart of Manhattan, walking distance from the
Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, Times Square and more,
Citadines Connect Fifth Avenue has created a variety of
personalized conveniences for individuals. Upon entering the
lobby, guests will have use of a large shared community table and
seating area with a 24-hour grab and go corner. Quarterly, the
hotel will partner with a local food and beverage outpost to offer
product and a pop-up experience.

Company: Cvent
Booth: 2151
Cvent, Inc. is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality
management technology provider with more than 3,200 employees,
25,000 customers, and 300,000 users worldwide. The Cvent Event Cloud
offers software solutions to event planners for online event
registration, venue selection, event management, mobile events apps,
and more helping event professionals navigate every aspect of the
event planning process, increase attendance, and maximize impact.
The Cvent Hospitality Cloud partners with hotels and venues to help
them drive group and corporate travel business. Through a suite of
proprietary digital marketing tools and software solutions to
service their customers directly, efficiently and profitably.
Company: Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Booth: 3623
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: NYSE: H
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading
global hospitality company with a portfolio of 14 premier brands.
Hyatt's portfolio includes more than 700 properties in more than 50
countries across six continents. The company's purpose to care for
people so they can be their best informs its business decisions and
is intended to attract and retain top colleagues, build
relationships with guests and create value for shareholders.
Company: Luggage Teleport Inc.
Booth: 1016
Luggage Teleport Inc. provides on-demand luggage delivery so
business travelers can enjoy a hassle-free, time-saving travel
To use our service, the traveler can simply request a delivery for
his luggage on our mobile application or website. He will meet our
driver at the specific time he chooses. Our driver will lock the
luggage with the Luggage Teleport safety lock, and deliver it to the
traveler's destination.
We have been featured at CES Smart Cities and international media
outlets such as Forbes (, Inc. and The Sun.
We are looking for partnerships with Airlines, Hotels and
Corporations with business travelers!
Company: Lumo
Booth: IR-1
Lumo predicts flight delays weeks, days, and hours ahead of time,
helping users proactively deal with disruptions and avoid the costs
and inconvenience associated with air travel disruptions. Lumo is
like a weather forecast for your trip. Founded by a team of PhDs and
based in Boston & Boulder, Lumo's predictions assist corporations,
airlines, travel management companies, online booking tools, and
other travel entities in managing flight disruptions. Technology
developed by Lumo under Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
grants from NASA also measure airspace efficiency and allocate
airspace resources for future manned/unmanned aircraft operations.
Company: Ovation Corporate Travel
Booth: Relaxation Lounge
Ovation is one of the largest independently owned travel companies
headquartered in the U.S. Ovation is a $1.1 billion travel
management company with travel consultants in more than 30 locations
throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. Ovation is the
largest affiliate of BCD Travel and utilizes BCD's global network to
fulfill its clients' travel programs across the globe. With over 600
employees and over 200 independent travel advisors, Ovation provides
business travel services, bespoke luxury travel experiences and
meeting and special events planning for over 700 professional
organizations and over 200,000 travelers.
Company: PredictX
Booth: 3915
PredictX is a SaaS company, partnered with travel managers to
harness the benefits of data analytics to drive cross-program value
and growth.
Using machine learning models, we fuse TMC, Card and Expense data
sources along with company hierarchies. The result is an integrated
total program spend product identifying incremental improvement
The PredictX data suite goes a step further - far beyond simple
travel dashboards. We provide air contract management, hotel city
strategies, meetings spend management, expense analytics, deep
supplier sourcing and behavior management.
Our platform is able to automate repetitive tasks - transforming
travel management's focus from analyzing and fixing issues to
predicting and preventing any future obstacles to growth.
Company: Seven Corners
Booth: 4000
Founded in 1993, Seven Corners, Inc. is an innovative and
service-focused international travel insurance and specialty benefit
management company. Members include international travelers,
agencies of the U.S. government, corporations, foreign governments,
and various types of insurance companies. With a business model
concentrated on innovative products and customized service levels,
Seven Corners works to consistently exceed members' needs and
expectations. With more than 25 years of experience, Seven Corners
is headquartered near Indianapolis in Carmel, Indiana.
Company: SpotHero for Business
Booth: 1353
SpotHero for Business is North America's leading corporate parking
reservation service. Business travelers can find and reserve parking
in close proximity to hotels, airports, downtown offices and client
sites, all from the SpotHero app on their mobile device. Digital
receipts are then automatically forwarded to preferred expense
reimbursement platforms, such as Concur, Certify, Expensify, and
Chrome River. With urban drivers spending twenty minutes on average
searching for a parking spot, the SpotHero for Business solution
ensures significant time savings, not to mention cost savings
through transparent parking prices and the ability to compare nearby
rates. For more information, visit
Company: Tramada
Booth: IR-9
Tramada is an advanced platform that streamlines travel operations,
data management, document production, and travel accounting. Tramada
is GDS agnostic, NDC-capable and integrates with over 50 products,
including online booking tools, mobile solutions, and expense
systems. The plug-and-play design makes it easy to add the latest
applications while automated service fees, markup tools, and
commission management features increase revenue and drive down
costs. Tramada Systems has long been the leading provider at its
home in Australia and is quickly gaining recognition and adoption in
North America. Learn more at
Company: TravelBank
Booth: 2735
TravelBank is the leading all-in-one travel and expense platform and
uses a proprietary algorithm to predict travel costs and build
budgets with real-time pricing. Designed for busy professionals, the
app features a camera-first experience for tracking expenses on the
fly, a curated travel bookings portal with special corporate rates
for business travel, and an auto-rewards program that incentivizes
employees to choose more cost-effective options.
Company: Travelport
Booth: 3324
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: NYSE: TVPT
Travelport is the technology company that makes the experience of
buying and managing travel continually better. It operates a travel
commerce platform providing distribution, technology, payment and
other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. The
Company facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world's
leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a
proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel platform.
Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel
content and distribution, car rental, mobile commerce and B2B
payment solutions. The Company also provides critical IT services to
airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other
solutions. With net revenue of over $2.4 billion in 2017, Travelport
is headquartered in Langley, U.K., has over 4,000 employees and is
represented in approximately 180 countries.
Company: TRIPBAM
Booth: 3105
TRIPBAM improves the savings achieved and effectiveness of clients'
hotel programs through its hotel rate re-shopping and rebooking
service. TRIPBAM delivers actionable insights via its Analytics and
new Hotel Intelligence tools that enable clients to monitor hotel
program performance daily, make improvements during the year,
benchmark their program against peers, and have greater confidence
in signing long term/dynamic discounts with suppliers. TRIPBAM
searches daily for lower rates, taking advantage of daily rate
fluctuations to find savings on already booked hotels or at similar
hotels nearby, and then rebooks those reservations at lower rates
that meet each client's pre-defined rules.
Company: Vedius
Booth: IR10
Founded by Constantine George, M.D., chief medical officer of
EPITOMEDICAL, the Vedius app grants access to first-class concierge
medical care from a network of board-certified physicians from
anyone's smartphone to aid in the prevention of illness, treatment
of injury and overall health. With same-day appointments, Vedius
patients can be seen and treated by a physician in their hotel room
or within EPITOMEDICAL's private practice facility. Patients can
speak with a physician through a virtual meeting space and
convention attendees can also be seen on-site at the Convention
Center. Vedius delivers seamless specialist referrals, on-site
treatment and 24/7 access to internists/pediatricians to treat all
patients. Vedius can be installed at no cost on any mobile device.
Company: WorkTrip
Booth: 1052
WorkTrip serves as the central intelligence for your organization's
global events. Ease the burden of business travel by having all
event, travel, and company contact information in one place.
WorkTrip increases compliance rates and streamlines communication
between teams. Find and communicate with your travelers to keep them
safe wherever they are. WorkTrip makes it easy!
Company: Zeno by Serko
Booth: 135
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: SKO (NZSX, ASX)
Zeno, the next generation travel management application that uses
artificial intelligence, predictive workflows and a global travel
marketplace to transform business travel across the entire journey,
is excited to announce its debut in North America. Zeno is built on
the premise of "No more compromise", ending the struggle that has
been inherent between travelers and travel managers. The solution is
offered by Serko, a leading travel technology company headquartered
in New Zealand with customers in more than 35 countries around the
world. Serko established its North American headquarters in 2017 and
has already announced a number of resellers in market.

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